Astonish Yourself: 101 Experiments in the Philosophy of Everyday Life
Say your name aloud to yourself in a quiet room. Imagine peeling an apple in your mind. Take the subway without trying to get anywhere. The simple meditations in this book have the potential to shake us awake from our preconceived certainties: our own identity, the stability of the outside world, the meanings of words. At once entertaining and startling, irreverent and wise, this book will provoke moments of awareness for readers in any situation and in all walks of life. Enter the space of your favorite painting. Watch someone sleeping. The world won't look the same again.
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Droit, a French philosopher and newspaper columnist, endeavors to apply philosophy to everyday life. In this book of everyday "experiments," he asks his readers to engage in various activities ... Read full review
A brain poker and mind jiggler of a book.
little tiny missions are there for your initiation.
Let the words soothe you into a different form of you.
Each experiment is about 2 pages long.
imaginative language is used to philosophize these Experiments.
Everyday life will not be the same with each peek into the Unkown!
Empty a word of its meaning
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